A BLIND woman pedestrian was knocked down in a hit-and-run crash in Southampton.

Police say the crash happened at the entrance to a car in Westridge Road, Southampton, at about 7.40am on Friday, October 16.

The pedestrian, a 76-year-old woman, was crossing at the car park when the car hit her and left the scene.

She attended Southampton General Hospital to be treated for minor injuries to her back.

A Hampshire Constabulary spokeswoman said: "Unfortunately we have no description of the vehicle as the woman is blind.

"Were you nearby when the collision happened? Perhaps you might have dash-cam footage that could help?

"Anyone with information is asked to phone 101 with the reference 44200401677.

"Alternatively, you can phone Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111."